10062 JCR Program Logistics

Cadets and Junior Canadian Ranger Group Order (CJCR Gp O)

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  1. Identification
  2. Abbreviations
  3. Definitions
  4. Materiel
  5. Procurement, Personal Service Contracts and Leasing
  6. Storage
  7. Rations
  8. Incidentals
  9. Publication
  10. References

1. Identification

Date of Issue: 2021-03-19

Date of Verification: n/a

Application: This order applies to DND/CAF personnel who provide support to the JCR Program.

SupersessionJCRATO 68-01, Logistics

Approval Authority: This order is issued under the authority of the Comd CJCR.

Office of Primary Interest (OPI): DCOS Strat Plans

Enquiries: CJCR/CA HQ LO

2. Abbreviations

Abbreviation Complete Word or Phrase
AC Adult Committee
CAF Canadian Armed Forces
CFSS Canadian Forces Supply System
CJCR Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers
CR Canadian Ranger
CRPG Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
ETS Enhanced Training Session
JCR Junior Canadian Ranger
OPI Office of Primary Interest
PWGSC Public Works and Government Services Canada

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3. Definitions

Adult Committee. An AC is formed to support a JCR Patrol in its home community. It is made up of Patrol leadership and community volunteers.

Enhanced training session. ETSs are activities outside of regular JCR training and are designed to complement the community-level program. ETSs often provide a chance for JCRs to travel away from home, and should include activities that JCRs could not participate to within their own patrols.

Patrol Leader. The CR in charge of a JCR Patrol (usually a master corporal).

4. Materiel

4.1 The CAF will issue materiel to JCRs and JCR Patrols in accordance with the entitlements that have been prescribed by the Chief of the Defence Staff.

Scales of Issue

4.2 Scales of issue provide a basis for calculating entitlement, and are the authority for the CRPG to request, purchase and use the materiel listed in each scale.

4.3 The applicable Supply Manager may control the issue of materiel, if necessary to ensure safety and security, or because of limited assets or funding restrictions.

4.4 The applicable Scales of Issue for the JCR Program are:

  1. D08-120AA - Junior Canadian Rangers;
  2. D08-120AB - Junior Canadian Rangers - Summer ETS;
  3. D08-120AC - Junior Canadian Rangers Patrols - Community Program; and
  4. D08-120AD - Canadian Rangers Patrol Group - Summer ETS.

4.5 The CRPG may request amendments to the JCR Scales of Issue through their respective chain of command to CJCR.

Canadian Forces Supply System

4.6 Scaled equipment for a JCR Patrol is provided through the CFSS. The CRPG is responsible to initiate orders through the CFSS.

4.7 Each item on the Scale of Issue has a calculated life span and is replenished within the CFSS based on usage.

Clothing Ordering and Shipping

4.8 Scaled clothing items are procured online through the Logistik Unicorp order site by the CRPG, under the Clothing Consolidation Contract.

4.9 CRPG Logistik Unicorp accounts will be assigned purchase points annually by CJCR based on JCR strength.

4.10 Clothing items should only be shipped to communities if:

  1. PWGSC has confirmed the community can receive shipping and does not fall under a Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement; and
  2. Canada Post is able to deliver to the community.

4.11 If the items cannot be shipped to the community, they will be sent to the CRPG headquarters for delivery to the community.

Responsibility for Materiel

4.12 CRPGs are responsible for the care and custody of the materiel issued to the JCR Patrols under their jurisdiction.

4.13 CAF Supply Manual provides the guidelines for managing Supply Customer Accounts.

4.14 CRPG Quarter Masters are responsible for controlling and distributing scaled equipment to their patrol members.

4.15 Patrol Leaders have a responsibility to safely store, account for, maintain and advise CRPG when replacement and repairs are required.

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5. Procurement, Personal Service Contracts and Leasing

5.1 Procurement of goods and services in support of the JCR Program will be in accordance with policies and guidelines published by Treasury Board and PWGSC and additional guidance such as the CAF Procurement Administration Manual.

6. Storage

6.1 Patrol stores must be secured. Provision of a storage facility may be required and is a shared responsibility of the Adult Committee, the JCR Patrol Leader, and the CRPG.

7. Rations

7.1 CJCR will provide 15 meals per JCR per year, for use on field training exercise as part of the community program. Where possible, these meals will take the form of shelf-stable portable-type rations such as a meal kit. DND requires meal kits to include vegetarian and faith-based meals.

7.2 All other meals provided for JCR Program activities are the responsibility of CRPGs.

7.3 JCRs may consume food prepared using traditional methods as part of the JCR Program. 

7.4 Rations for JCRs will be provided in accordance with the CAF Food Services Manual.

7.5 JCRs are entitled to a meal when they are:

  1. outside of their community on an approved JCR activity (such as on the land, in another community, etc.);
  2. training over the meal hour, where no meal break is scheduled; or
  3. in their community on an approved JCR activity where they are expected to occupy quarters.

7.6 When JCRs are entitled to a meal that cannot be procured on their behalf, the activity OPI will seek out reasonable alternatives in coordination with their respective CRPG (e.g., reimbursement). 

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8. Incidentals

8.1 JCRs are not entitled to incidental expenses.

9. Publication

Frequency of Publication

9.1 Annual or more frequent review and updates, as required.

Errors/Omissions or Suggestions

9.2 Users of this document are encouraged to identify any errors, omissions or suggested orders to the attention of CJCR/CA HQ LO

10. Referencess

Source References

Related References

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